Pass Plus Southampton

We are currently unable to take on any clients in Southampton at the moment.

With Pass Plus, Southampton drivers can improve their skills and become safe road users for life. There is no separate driving test that needs to be completed after the course. You will instead get a certificate from the DVSA as soon as they receive a confirmation from Kinghams Driving School verifying successful completion.

Why should I enrol in a Southampton Pass Plus course?

There are many benefits that you can enjoy once you book Pass Plus in Southampton. Firstly, you will be significantly reducing the chances of injuring yourself when you’re driving. Studies have shown that around 20% of new drivers have a road accident during their first year of unsupervised driving.

Secondly, you can greatly cut down on your insurance costs because of the newfound skills that you have honed. Pass Plus, Southampton drivers, is therefore a smart long-term investment that’ll pay for itself in the long-term thanks to the lower premiums that you’ll be able to enjoy after completion.

Kinghams Driving School provides Pass Plus in Southampton and all of the surrounding areas. Each course is split into six separate modules and will usually take around six hours to complete. All of the following aspects will be covered during your in-car tuition:

  • Adverse Weather Driving
  • Country Driving
  • Dual Carriageway Driving
  • Motorway Driving
  • Night Driving
  • Town Driving

If you passed your test a while back and have your own car, then you’re welcome to take the course in it. You must make sure that you’re fully insured and that your vehicle holds a valid MOT certificate. These documents will be checked prior to the start of your Pass Plus, Southampton clients, so please ensure that your paperwork is in order before enrolling.

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We provide weekly and intensive driving courses for beginner, refresher and advanced drivers of all ages, standards and abilities.

Southampton Driving Lessons coming soon! Register your interest today and we will notify you when lesson slots become available.

First Module

Introduction and Town Driving

Our instructor will check your licence and discuss the different aspects of positive driving. The driving skills covered during the first Southampton Pass Plus course include the following:

Bus and Cycle Lanes

Complex Roundabouts

Consideration to Vulnerable Road Users

Eye Contact with Other Drivers

Keeping Clearance Around the Vehicle

Multiple Lane Junctions

Observation Judgment and Awareness

Underpasses and Flyovers

Second Module

All Weather Driving

During the second part of Pass Plus, Southampton drivers will be taught valuable information regarding the following:

Appropriate Braking on Slippery Surfaces

Appropriate Speeds for Different Conditions

Rain, Sleet, Snow, Mist and Bright Sunshine

Seeing and Being Seen


Third Module

Country Road Driving

There are many differences between town and country driving, which will be covered during part three of Pass Plus Southampton learners will find very informative, including:

Controlled, Safe Overtaking

Maintaining Adequate Distances from Vehicles Ahead

Making Progress

Navigating Uneven Road Surfaces, Bends and Hills

Observing the Road Properly

Fourth Module

Night Driving

Appropriate night driving preparation is a very important part of being a responsible road user for life. We will cover:

Accurately Judging Speed and Distance

Dawn Driving

Dusk Driving

Use of Vehicle Lights

Watching Out for Pedestrians and Cyclists in the Dark

Fifth Module

Dual Carriageway Driving

In the fifth Southampton Pass Plus module, our instructor will go over all of the following aspects:

Accurately Judging Distances

Blind Spots

Entering and Leaving Dual Carriageways

Lane Discipline

Proper Use of Mirrors

Safe Overtaking

Sixth Module

Motorway Driving

With many important things to keep in mind for optimal safety at all times, our motorway driving course will take you through the following:

Advanced Journey Planning

Breakdown Preparation

Courtesy to Other Road Users

Effective Observation and Anticipation

Entering and Leaving The Motorway

Signs, Signals and Road Markings


Use of Speed in Different Motorway Conditions

How do I sign up for Pass Plus in Southampton?

Just get in touch with Kinghams Driving School to get a certificate for Pass Plus, Southampton residents! After six hours of practical tuition, you will receive your certificate and can begin enjoying all of the advantages it brings.

Can I complete the course in my own vehicle?

You definitely can as long as you ensure that you’re insured and that the car’s taxed, insured, and holds a valid MOT certificate. Without these documents, we will be unable to begin Pass Plus, Southampton clients.

What are your fees?

While there are variables, the going rate for Pass Plus is £210, which is very cost-effective when you consider how much you’ll save on insurance premiums in the long run.

Will my insurance company support Pass Plus?

The majority of top insurance companies support Pass Plus and offer you great deals on the type of cover that you require.


After stop-starting driving lessons for almost two years I passed my test on the second try! Steve was always very encouraging and supportive and I couldn’t have asked for a better instructor – thanks a lot!

Clare Hillsmith